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Vibrations on left side of chest, lack of sleep. Family history of high BP, cancer. Causes for symptoms?

i m a 58 yo female with no health problems so far. non-smoker, no drugs. all my blood work wnl. all my vitals signs also wnl. for the past 9 months i ve been having vibrations on my left side of chest . during the night it sometimes wakes me up. family hx on my father s side- cancer . On my mother s side-high blood pressure . i do have an appointment with the cardiologist soon. meanwhile please please give me an answer. thanks.
Asked On : Tue, 11 Dec 2012
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Cardiologist 's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

The description lacks details. There is no leading clue to suggest anything definite.
‘Vibration’ may mean twitching of muscle – could be normal at times.
It may mean irregular heart beats – if so, you need ECG (routine / 24-hour monitoring) / Echocardiogram and so on.
Cancer or blood pressure is not likely to cause this feeling.

As planned, you should see your cardiologist for further assessment and assistance.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Wed, 12 Dec 2012
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